The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 92 74 63
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Contract jobs citing RAD 1 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.070% 0.37% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.46% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £475 £475 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £450 £418
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £29.75 -
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -
RAD
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1159 1079 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.68% 79.40% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 601 448
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% -84.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RAD across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RAD across the Edinburgh region.

RAD Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

RAD
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RAD across the Edinburgh region.

RAD Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

RAD
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing RAD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RAD.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (100.00%) Hedge funds
1 1 (100.00%) TADDM

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing RAD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Hedge funds
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) TADDM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
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